Startups and the freedom myth

I’ve just finished reading Ryan Hoover’s post: Startups ≠ Freedom. He writes: People start companies to become “their own boss” for the same reason — they seek freedom. But in most cases, it’s ironically the exact opposite. As a founder, you’re responsible to your investors (assuming you take money), your team, and your users. There’s no “two […]

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Email-led startups

Humble beginnings in the box… A couple of months ago Ryan Hoover wrote a great post on email-first startups. It really resonated with me as it articulated our journey at The Fetch better than I could. Two years ago when I sent out the first curated digest of events in Melbourne, I received a fair […]

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